direct-current power

direct-current power

[də¦rekt ¦kə·rənt ′pau̇·ər]
(electricity)
The power delivered by a dc power system, equal to the line voltage times the load current.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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C3 Lighting's MELIUS POWER DISTRIBUTION MODULE provides low-voltage direct-current power to LED fixtures using Cat-5 Coble.
The recommendations address opportunities to improve the efficiency of key building systems (e.g., lighting, hot water, miscellaneous electric loads) and their interactions, as well as to achieve efficiency gains through direct-current power distribution, grid integration, combined heat and power, and district energy systems.
In addition, implementation of a joint project with China on construction of the direct-current power line to central and eastern regions of China is deemed to be a promising project on development of the energy system of Kazakhstan, he added.
Because the gallium nitride chips have high thermal conductivity, they efficiently convert the direct-current power into radio frequency power.
The inverter converts the direct-current power generated by the solar panels to standard 110-volt alternating current.
Writing for practicing telecommunications engineers and technicians, Reeve, himself an engineer and frequent writer, discusses the design of direct-current power systems that operate at nominal voltages of 24 and 48 volts, use lead-acid batteries, and are used in public network telecommunications systems and other exclusive-use environments.
The R615DC616UL is a direct-current power supply that provides 6- to 15-VDC power distributed via 16 fuse-protected outputs for use with CCTV cameras, heaters, and other video accessories.
Hydrogenics noted that the 500 Series modules are available with or without integrated direct-current power options.
An electronic inverter converts the direct-current power from the solar panel to usable house current.
All photovoltaic panels create direct-current power, which must be converted to alternating current to match and synchronize with the type of power delivered by utility companies.
It is also important to realize that a parasitic emf may result from other than thermoelectric causes, such as leakage which may take place from nearby direct-current power and battery circuits.
Upon the arrival of oxygen ions, electrons are bumped from the fuel electrode to an external circuit, where they are tapped as direct-current power. From there, the electric power usually flows through a power conditioning system that converts the direct current to alternating current.

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